Video Game Music

Discussion in 'Books, Music, TV & Movies' started by KingdomBlade, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. KingdomBlade

    KingdomBlade Blade v3+ (I R SHMEXY)

    Apr 24, 2009
    In Vulpes' Fur
    Here's some of my favorite video game music:

    Chrono Trigger/Cross (very heroic moving song, I wish I'd discovered these game earlier and now I love them)

    Professor Layton Ending Theme (the Japanese one because it had vocals, the same one is on the English, just without vocals. Probably 'cause of some copyright crap or cause they didn't want a Japanese song)

    Kingdom Hearts/FF

    Pokemon Lance and Red Theme
  2. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

    Nov 27, 2006
    space harrier is one of my favorites.

    TJ combos theme music on the gameboy killer instinct 4:37 in this video

    zelda oracle of ages sadness

    beautiful song.

    shenmue music nozomi best music in the game imo

    chrono trigger theme tune of course

    chrono trigger secret of the Forrest

    sonic 3 carnival night act 1 (michael jackson)

    sonic 3 doomsday zone (espically this remix)

    that is all for now, i have to go out, may add more.

    edit: one more, chocolate rain 8 bit version, i love 8 bit music [​IMG]
  3. Master Mo

    Master Mo F.R.E.E.

    Nov 22, 2005
    Gambia, The
    Man Mo Temple
    Shenmue Orchestra - Shenmue Sedge Tree
    Braid - Downstream
    Shadow of the Colossus - Prologue (To the Ancient Land)
    There are many more beautiful music pieces but I think these are the ones that immediately came to my mind!
  4. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

    Jan 31, 2008
    United States
    Tempest 2000

    Kickass music and Tempest 2000 is a kickass game only one problem, it's on the Jaguar which sucks. If you can find a copy of the sountrack on Ebay get it, although it's rare, you'll thank yourself later if you buy it.

    A little bit of JP/EU Sonic CD favorites

  5. MuppetInvasion

    MuppetInvasion Banned

    Sep 30, 2008
    As much as you guys will hate it, this is just MY OPINION. Listening to game music is possibly one of the best things you can do if you want to completely remove yourself from the world.

    My brother is 19, no job, no friends (literally at all), and does nothing but game every waking hour. I made a joke about twilight and he didn't get it because he didn't know what twilight was. That's how removed from society (Even internet society, he doesn't even know what 4chan is)

    It might be just my experience but gives me the impression that video game musics are the epitome of nerdiness.

    Keep in mind, my opinions are just my experiences combined with my own thoughts and i am in no position to criticize your life.
  6. prowler

    prowler Sony

    Jul 14, 2009
    Oh yay, Video Game Music thread. Now to think of them...

    ToS:DotNW Final Boss
    Bayonetta Fly me to the Moon
    Bayonetta Lets Dance Boys
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    FFX: Battle theme piano
    FFXIII Battle theme

    I really can't remember of all the good ones I like, but I guess that'll have to do.
  7. Advi

    Advi GBAtemp Maniac

    Jan 26, 2009
    United States
    Phendrana Drifts.

    nuff said.
  8. Gore

    Gore GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Oct 15, 2007
    United States
  9. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

    Global Moderator
    Oct 27, 2002
    Engine room, learning
    I listen exclusively to OST (game, anime, movie), that doesn't prevent me from having a job.
    Though, I don't have friend either, I never went to 4chan, and never watched/read twilight (only twilight princess ! *joke* I long thought twilight was zelda)
    That's not due to listening music, but not being interested by frivolous and not interesting things. just a matter of point of view.

    Your brother is only shy/not socialized/introverted, prefer gaming/reading stories instead of real world.
    I was the same as it's age, it will change eventually.
    You are taking the problem upside-down : he stays at home because he doesn't have friend to share what he loves with, not the other way. (But, others are usually not "nerd" enough to be his friend)

    About loving game music, that's NOT a problem of being childish/staying closed at home/having no friend, etc.
    It's just loving music, like people like movie/reading/games/sports/knitting [​IMG]/etc.
    Loving game music made me go out and learn how to play violin !
    See in the videos of the orchestra posted above, all the music lovers are playing musics, orchestra is made full of game music lovers, that doesn't make them not socialized at all or being nerd, on contrary, they share their love to music, and there are people paying to listen to it in live, they all share and enjoy it.
    (I think nerdiness is a great thing, it's loving something fully, and when you love you often want to share it)
    Edit : Oh, I'm 31 by the way.

    About this thread now :
    I didn't know there were an orchestra and medley for Chrono. Too bad the camera is so high (up over the orchestra), we can't see a lot.
    I wish I could play violin better [​IMG] (I only learn it for 5 years and made 1 year of orchestra, but quited because of missing time requirement to study correctly)

    I like Orchestral Game Concert (5 CD), I can listen to them endlessly.
    I don't have fixed taste for music genre, it change with time and mood.

    I also like watching game music orchestra, like Tour de Japon (nobuo uemastu FF music) or Dragon Quest IV

    Edit 2 : Ok, I think I'm done editing this message 50 times XD
  10. Quanno

    Quanno GBAtemp Fan

    Apr 29, 2008
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    Castlevania - Vampire Killer
    F-Zero - Mute City
    Super Mario Galaxy - Gusty Garden
    Metroid - Riddly Theme
    Kirby - Gourmet Race
    EarthBound/Mother - Love Theme
    Sonic the Hedgehog - Green Hill Zone
    Endless Ocean - Pray (Hayley Westenra)
    Mario Kart - Luigi Circuit
    Donkey Kong Country - King K. Rool (Final Boss)
    The Legend of Zelda - Midna's Lament
    Animal Crossing - ALL OF K.K. SLIDER'S SONGS!!! (omg)
  12. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone
    For anyone interested in video game music, the SSBB soundtrack is amazing. It's on my iPod and I love it. Music chronicling Nintendo from its NES days to today.

    Personally, my favorite video game music songs have to be...

    - Songs of Storms (Zelda)
    - Spear Pillar battle music (Pokemon Diamond/Pearl)
    - Victory Road music (SSBB version)
    - Pokemon Red/Blue theme remix (SSBB version)
    - Midna's Lament (Twilight Princess)
  13. Quanno

    Quanno GBAtemp Fan

    Apr 29, 2008

    Also, the golden sun ssbb version rocks too (
  14. Psyfira

    Psyfira Credit: 0ml. Insert tea to continue

    Dec 31, 2003
    I can't believe how hard it was to narrow this list down...
    FFVIII: The Extreme
    FFVII (overclocked Remix): bLiNd - Beginning of the End (Birth of a God)
    Castlevania HOD: Vampire Killer 2002
    FFIX: Kuja Leaving Burmecia
    FFVIII: Ami
    Castlevania DOS: Pitch Black Intrusion
    Kingdom Hearts II: Dearly Beloved
    Warioware Twisted: Pizza Dinosaur
  15. Danny Tanner

    Danny Tanner GBAtemp Fan

    Dec 28, 2009
    United States
    New York
    I'll limit myself to three, even though 8-bit and VG Music in general is the only music I can stand besides Hilary Duff.
    The Old:
    Super Mario Land Overworld
    The (Brand) New (You can skip past the clip to the 30 second mark, but the clip is the perfect opening):
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    The Imitation (Just give it a try [​IMG] ):
    Numa Numa (GB Remix)
  16. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

    Dec 3, 2008
    I cannot believe nobody posted TWEWY [​IMG]
  17. Raika

    Raika uguu

    Sep 15, 2008

    Enough said.
  18. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

    Dec 3, 2008
  19. blackdragonbaham

    blackdragonbaham GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Sep 12, 2009
    Gambia, The
    hyper dystopian dimension
  20. Invalidrobot

    Invalidrobot Advanced Member

    Nov 19, 2008
    United States
    Dover, OH
    Mother 3 contains some of the best music to ever embrace my little old ears.
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